Two Women Hurt in Accident on West Chase Street
A woman stole an ambulance from Sherman Oaks Hospital on Sunday morning, leading to a police pursuit.
The pursuit took place in Panorama around 2 a.m. before the ambulance slammed into an SUV, pickup truck, and pole.
The accident took place on June 12th within the 14500 block of West Chase Street.
It was also reported that two women in each car suffered undisclosed injuries and were hospitalized for treatment.
The driver of the ambulance was booked into Van Nuys Jail.
An active investigation is underway.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.